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Students wear facemasks and sit at desks spaced appropriately apart as as per coronavirus guidelines, during summer school sessions at Happy Day School in Monterey Park, California on July 9, 2020. News
Citing Covid Threat, LA Public Schools—2nd Largest District in US—Won't Resume In-Person Teaching This Fall
"The skyrocketing infection rates of the past few weeks make it clear the pandemic is not under control."
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People carrying banners march to protest over the death of George Floydan unarmed black man who died after being pinned down by a white police officer in Minneapolis—on May 31, 2020 in Portland, Oregon. News
Protests Over George Floyd's Killing Met With Curfews, Police Crackdowns, and National Guard Troops Across US
In Los Angeles, City Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson said, "Our fear is real that additional law enforcement will only further violence against people of color."
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The massive explosion in downtown Los Angeles as videoed by an observer. News
"Massive Explosion in Downtown LA" Leaves Buildings Afire: Developing
"Major smoke screen, ash is raining for blocks."
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A driver and passenger wear face masks as Uber and Lyft drivers with Rideshare Drivers United and the
 Transport Workers Union of America conduct a 'caravan protest' outside the California Labor Commissioner's office amidst the coronavirus pandemic on April 16, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. News
As Gig Workers Struggle Amid Outbreak, California Sues Lyft and Uber for Refusing to Classify Drivers as Employees
"Californians who drive for Uber and Lyft lack basic worker protections... Sometimes it takes a pandemic to shake us into realizing what that really means and who suffers the consequences."
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'We Have to Get a Climate President in Office': Jane Fonda Says Bernie Sanders Is the Only Climate Candidate
The actor and activist's comments came ahead of a Fire Drill Friday rally focused on environmental racism in the Los Angeles Harbor area.
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Jane Fonda was fabulous. She took the makeshift stage in her red coat and hat and launched into a brilliant, clear speech calling upon California, and the rest of the nation and the world, to stop all new oil wells. (Photo: Rev. John Dear) Views
Fire Drill Fridays Take L.A.
Catastrophic climate change is not coming in fifty or one hundred years. It’s upon us now.
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After 14 weeks of Fire Drill Fridays in Washington, DC, Jane Fonda and the Fire Drill Friday team is moving to California to join with local and regional climate and environmental activists across the state.  With monthly drills across the state, the first in the series with take place in Los Angeles at 11 am local time on Friday, February 7th at LA City Hall. (Image: @SarahEpperson/JaneFonda.com) Views
Climate Justice Movement Joins Forces With Entertainment Industry at Fire Drill Fridays to Take on Big Oil in Los Angeles
Los Angeles is the perfect city to host the launch of Fire Drill Fridays in California—where our "West Coast" image of environmental progressivism clashes with the reality of a city still grappling with its relationship to the fossil fuel industry.
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.) holds hands with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) during his speech at a campaign rally in Queensbridge Park on October 19, 2019 in the Queens borough of New York City. News
As Bernie and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Rally in Los Angeles, Over 300 Prominent Californians Endorse Sanders Campaign
Over 300 prominent Democrats endorsed Sanders ahead of the event.
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Propopents of the resolution backing Medicare for All celebrate outside the City Council chamber room in Los Angeles after the 10 to 1 vote in favor of passage on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. (Photo: Bonnie Castillo/NNU/CNA) News
'A Huge Moment for the Movement': Los Angeles City Council Approves Resolution in Favor of Medicare for All
"Today's resolution sends a powerful message to Congress that the people of Los Angeles demand that health care be treated as a right, not a privilege."
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What happened in Los Angeles proves it is possible to create a society where the public as a whole determines its goals and sets its own financial strategies for achieving them. (Photo: Twitter/@publicbankla) Views
California Opens the Public Banking Floodgates
The move shifts power away from profit-motivated board members of corporate banks and into the hands of the people.
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